Joking Aside, Have The NJ Online Casinos Gone Too Far For April Fool’s?

Written By Barbara Nathan on April 1, 2016 - Last Updated on April 2, 2016

[toc]Sorry, but in case you haven’t heard, today April 1, 2016, all NJ online casinos have not only ceased to award comp points, but all online special promotions have been suspended for the entire day and evening! However, both the comp points and special promotions will return as usual at 12:01 a.m. ET on Saturday, April 2.

April Fool! Rest assured, comp points, bonuses, and promotion offers are still in effect at every NJ online casino today and every day. In fact, in special honor of the day, many of the online casinos are offering additional promotions either for today only or all weekend long.

We have checked them out, and they are all 100 percent for real. You would be a fool not to take advantage of them. April Fool’s Day Bonus Dollar Giveaway

Win a Share of $1,000!

Today is April Fool’s Day, but this $1,000 Bonus Dollars Giveaway is no joke. You could be one of 20 players randomly selected to win up to $100 Bonus Dollars at Borgata Online Casino.

In order to participate, simply sign into your account anytime on April 1 up to 11:59 p.m. At random times during the day and evening, 20 lucky players will be chosen to instantly win between $25 and $100 Bonus Dollars as their share of the April Fool’s Day $1,000 Bonus Dollars Giveaway prize pool.

Players can win one prize only, which is non-transferrable. All prizes are in the form of bonus dollars to their account, which must be wagered 1x online within 24 hours of receipt, prior to being allowed to withdraw the bonus and any associated winnings.

Only slot games count. Players earn loyalty points on their wagers, as usual. Mystery Bonus ???

Win up to $250 in bonus slot play

Saturday, April 2 is your last chance to enter the Caesars Casino online April Fool’s Weekend Mystery Bonus, where you could be lucky enough to win up to $250 in bonus slot play. But even if you’re not a big winner, there is no fooling around here. Everyone who enters will win something!

In order to participate, you need to do the following:

  • Make a minimum deposit of $10 using the bonus code MYSTERY by no later than Saturday, April 2.
  • Just for participating, you will automatically receive a $1 bonus immediately.
  • On April 5, log into your account again. Click on the “Bonuses” tab to reveal your additional Mystery Bonus.

The distribution of Mystery Bonus amounts, which will be determined by a random drawing on Tuesday, April 5, will be as follows:

Number of winners / Amount of prize

  • 1: $250 bonus slot play
  • 5: $100 bonus slot play
  • 50: $25 bonus slot play
  • Everyone else: $5 bonus slot play

All bonus money will be added to players’ accounts by April 5 and must be claimed by April 19. Before the bonus, including the $1 automatic bonus as well as the mystery bonus, and any associated winnings, can be withdrawn, they are subject to a playthrough requirement of 2x the bonus.

Only slot play counts. Players have 7 days to complete the required wagers.

Golden Nugget Casino: April Fool’s weekend through Sunday, April 3

March Madness has given way to an ample dose of “April mischief” at In fact, this casino has no less than three April Fool’s Weekend pranks up its sleeve, and is letting you choose which one sounds most enticing: a $50 instant bonus , a $75 instant bonus, or a $100 instant bonus.

But before you immediately conclude that the biggest bonus is the best of the three, there is a catch. The first bonus is a 100% match on your deposit, the second bonus is a 75% match on your deposit, and the third bonus is a 50% match on your deposit.

Here are your options for the promotion (now through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, April 3).

  • Deposit a minimum of $20 using the bonus code WHOOPEE to receive a 100% bonus up to $50 on a deposit of $50 or more.


  • Deposit a minimum of $20 using the bonus code PRANK to receive a 75% bonus up to $75 on a deposit of $100 or more.


  • Deposit a minimum of $20 using the bonus code OOPS to receive a 50% bonus up to $100 on a deposit of $200 or more.

As tempting as it would be to grab all three bonuses, you can only pick one. As soon as you decide which, click on the “My Bonus” tab and enter the bonus code of your choice. Then click “More Details.” Then click “Deposit” on the same bonus tab and make your deposit.

You will receive your bonus instantly. The bonus comes with a playthrough requirement for withdrawal of 20x bonus. All slots count 100 percent. However, other games count only 20 percent, making this a practical bonus for slots only. See the website or contact customer support for additional terms and conditions.

No, we didn’t make up this crazy promotion; we are simply describing it. All we can say is if this is what has in store for you for April Fool’s Day, we cannot begin to imagine what tricks and treats it will conjure up for Halloween! April Fool’s Day $500 Casino Giveaway is indeed celebrating April Fool’s Day with a $500 Casino Giveaway. Pala also wants to assure its players that this offer is “no joke.”

Five lucky players will each win a $100 casino bonus. This is what you need to do to participate.

  • Deposit $25 or more into your account using the deposit code APRIL16.
  • This deposit must be made and wagered 1x online on April 1 to earn 1 entry into the drawing.

Five players will be randomly selected to each win $100 bonus dollars. Winners will be notified within 72 hours of the drawing and will have 30 days to meet the playthrough requirements for withdrawal of 20x the bonus. Slots count 100 percent, while other games only count 20 percent.

Because of the minimal contribution of other games, your best bet for the purpose of meeting these wagering requirements is to play slots exclusively. See the website for additional terms and conditions. “Dancing Fool” Promotion through Sunday, April 3

Thanks to this promotion, five lucky players will be dancing all the way to the Tropicana Casino Hotel in Atlantic City. is treating each winner to a one night stay at the Tropicana Atlantic City plus a pair of tickets to attend a concert of the legendary rock group Three Dog Night.

Each time you wager $50 or more online on any game from Friday, April 1 through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, April 3, you earn one entry into the sweepstakes (up to 3 entries per day). A maximum of nine entries can be earned by any one person (if you wager $150 or more on all three days of the promotion).

Then, on Monday, April 4, five people will be randomly selected to each receive two tickets to see Three Dog Night along with a one night’s stay at the Tropicana Atlantic City. The prize is non-transferrable and non-exchangeable. Winners will be notified within 3 days of the drawing and must claim their prize within 14 calendar days. Fool’s Gold through Sunday, April 3

Win up to $1,000 in Bonus Money

80 lucky players at will know for sure that this April’s Fool’s Day offer is the real thing, when they discover they have won a piece of $5,000 in bonus money prizes!

But first things first. In order to participate, you need to wager $100 or more. Any game is okay.

Starting Friday, April 1 through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, April 3, for every $100 you wager per day (on any game), you earn 1 entry into the $5,000 Bonus Monday Draw (up to 5 entries per day). The maximum number of entries any one person can earn is 15. (This would require wagering a total of $500 or more each day for a total of $1,500 or more over the three days combined.)

The prizes will be distributed as follows:

Number of prizes / Amount of prize

  • Grand prize: 1 – $1,000 bonus money
  • Second prize: 2 – $750 bonus money
  • Third prize: 2 – $500 bonus money
  • Fourth prize: 5 – $100 bonus money
  • Fifth prize: 20 – $50 bonus money
  • Sixth prize: 50 – $20 bonus money

Winners will be determined in a random drawing on Monday, April 4. They will be notified by email within three business days and must claim the prize within three calendar days thereafter.

All prizes will be in the form of bonus dollars credited to the player’s account. Players are then given 30 days to meet the playthrough requirement of 1x bonus on any game prior to withdrawal of any associated winnings. The bonus itself is not withdrawable.


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New Jersey-based Barbara Nathan has largely focused on the casino and poker industry during her long writing career. She moved to Absecon, NJ when the state legalized online gambling to be closer to the epicenter of the legal NJ online casino industry. In her spare time, Barbara enjoys volunteering in the community.

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